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Plane with 180 aboard crashes in Iran

 International Desk

 Published: 09:51 AM, 8 January 2020   Updated: 11:11 AM, 8 January 2020



A Ukranian airliner crashes with 180 passengers and crew onboard has reportedly crashed near Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport on Wednesday. 

According to the Iranian media, the Boeing 737 jet crashed near Parand, a suburb of capital Tehran shortly after take-off. — news Al Jazeera. 

However, There were no immediate reports on casualties.

According to the Flighradar24 flight tracker, the Ukraine International Airline Flight 752 was scheduled to take off at 5:15 am Tehran time heading to Boryspil International Airport in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv.

The actual departure time was delayed for almost an hour at 6:12 am.

A >>video<< posted by Iran’s ISNA news agency showed a faint glow of light flickering shortly before a huge explosion was seen.